A video of a 2019 incident involving Minneapolis Police and George Floyd will be made available to the public amid pushback from prosecutors who did not want the video to become public, numerous sources reported.
Judge Peter Cahill determined that making the video available would not taint a potential jury. The attorney for fired Minneapolis police officer, Thomas Lane, was a proponent of the video becoming public because “it shows a false narrative by the state,” CBS Minnesota reported Friday.
BREAKING: Hennepin County Judge Peter Cahill has ruled that body camera footage from a May 2019 police incident involving George Floyd will be accepted as evidence and available to the public. | https://t.co/jJP74fngIT https://t.co/ruKxtAuo9R
— WCCO – CBS Minnesota (@WCCO) October 15, 2020
Three body cameras were released showing different perspectives, but all show Floyd with Minneapolis police officers on May 6, 2019, during an unlicensed stop, CBS reported. Floyd fails to comply with the initial requests. (RELATED: ‘We Wept Together’: Barrett Describes How George Floyd’s Death Affected Her Black Children)
“Put your hands on the dash. I’m not going to shoot you, put your hands on the dash,” an officer said as he pulls